Determining the Relationship Between and Economics of Consistent Rate of Gain and Intermuscular Fat (high in CLA - Omega 3)

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2005: $17,195.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2007
Region: North Central
State: Minnesota
Project Coordinator:

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Additional Plants: native plants
  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: housing, free-range, manure management, mineral supplements, pasture fertility, pasture renovation, preventive practices, range improvement, grazing - rotational, stockpiled forages, watering systems, winter forage, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: conservation tillage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, farmer to farmer, on-farm/ranch research, participatory research, workshop
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, marketing management, agricultural finance, value added
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, grass waterways, habitat enhancement, wildlife
  • Soil Management: earthworms, soil analysis, nutrient mineralization, soil microbiology, organic matter, soil quality/health
  • Sustainable Communities: new business opportunities, partnerships, sustainability measures
    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.